Rains of terror threaten more miserly in flood-hit Karonga: Malawi govt urges people to relocate

Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has warned people of Karonga District of more rains which may result into serious as well as dangerous floods.

The floods in front of police officers houses
The floods in front of police officers houses

The  ministry says  in a statement that it has received a report from the Department of Disaster Management that the northern region especially Karonga District is expected to receive rains for five consecutive days.

This, according to the statement signed by Sadram Maweru, Director of Irrigation and Water Development in the ministry, is likely to cause rivers such as Songwe, North Rukuru and Lufilya to flood causing a lot of damages to people and their properties.

“We would like to appeal to people along these rivers to be alert especially at night and if possible to vacate to uplands for fear of loss of life and properties, “lead part of the statement.

Contrary to other parts of the country, the northern region has received more than excessive rains that have seen some people losing their lives while others homeless.

Meanwhile government is on the ground in trying to assist those affected by the calamity.

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KUKHALA
KUKHALA
5 years ago

NATURE AT ITS BEST

Wirimu
Wirimu
5 years ago

Sory mulungu akutetezan

madalitso
madalitso
5 years ago

ine kumtima mbeee ! Simunati agalu inu . Mumatinyodza kukala ngati mvula ndiyanu and kukalanso ngati it was only meant to destroy our things in the south .
Anyway , kumeneko expect the worst as I know you like ” incest “

Mbodzole
Mbodzole
5 years ago

The picture says it all and one can easily some up the real problem and it is POOR DRAINAGE

Kanyimbi
Kanyimbi
5 years ago

Limani mpunga kuti njala ichepe.

suspect zero37
5 years ago

very good tiyeni nawon agalu amenewa afe ndi madzi akhala akulankhula mwano nthawi yaitali amvekere anthu aku mwera akufa ndi ma floods chifukwa choti anavotera dpp dere mulungu akuwalanga lero ndi inu sopano musova

chinkombaleza gumanyundo gowa
chinkombaleza gumanyundo gowa
5 years ago

Tiyeni nazoni paja mumanyoza anthu akumwera lero ziri kumeneko kaya inu ndiye mulungu akukulangani kuti mwalakwa chiani kaya.

Gonapamuhanya
Gonapamuhanya
5 years ago

What do the major prophets 1s say? Last year floods were in the South, Southerners were ridicled. And this year the North has its quota. We southerners are sympathetic to the Yankees.

Toll
Toll
5 years ago

I am confused. Why the Ministry of Agriculture making the announcement? I thought the is the Ministry responsible for disaster management?

The Photographer's Camera
The Photographer's Camera
5 years ago

So the water level was so high that even matresses were taken to the top of toilets roofs? So the chickens, mats and other stuff have been separated from owners and become free for all? – resource redistribution, right? So some rice farmers were heard smiling and ululating at the thought of more rice due to the flooding, right; yet the floods have potential to kill them? Mhh, a farmer’s, is strange mind! What good will less or more rice bags do a dead farmer? Are there rich or poor farmers in the grave? Or you are less dead with… Read more »

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